Computer paint jobs (was Re: SOL feeding frenzy?)

From: R. Stricklin <>
Date: Wed Dec 16 20:05:28 1998

On Wed, 16 Dec 1998, Roger Merchberger wrote:

> What types of paint are good to use on plastic cases / bezels??? I have a
> few computers (plus the front bezels of my Pentium) I'd like to paint, but
> am afraid of the paint not sticking to the plastic and having it look like
> crap in a few months...

I've had my best results with hobbyist (RC car or aeroplane type) spray

Barring that, that awful krylon stuff seems to work all right. One
important thing to do is to buff the surface with steel wool, to give the
paint something to stick to, and then clean it with isopropyl alcohol to
remove grease and fingerprints and dust.

My grasp on the english language is slipping.. maybe I should go home and
take a nap.

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